Relatively isolated for San Diego County, Sutherland Lake offers anglers good numbers of bass on a decent day, big crappie, and the chance to catch a red-ear sunfish in the three-plus-pound range, all with no traffic noise or housing developments to block the view. If you want good numbers of bass and the chance to cast to three-pound panfish, Lake Sutherland is your spot. Types of Fish: Largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and red-ear sunfish. This fly-fishing chapter describes the "where, when, and how" for fishing in this area. It includes a full-page map and information on the known hatches, suggested equipment to use, the best flies to use, season, limits, nearby accommodations, and camping.
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